Sgt. William M. Wharton (CSA)

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William Madison Wharton

Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: McNairy County, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 24, 1863 (33)
Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States (Died from wounds received at the Battle of Stones River (2nd Murphreesboro) in Tennessee)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan A. Wharton and Mary Wharton
Husband of Margaret L. Wharton
Father of John A. Wharton; Nancy P. Wharton and William Yancy Wharton
Brother of Capt. Charles R. Wharton (CSA); Pvt. Caleb F. Wharton (CSA); Capt. John Ambrose Wharton (CSA) and Sgt. James K. P. Wharton (CSA)

Occupation: Co I,154th Sr. Tennessee Regiment, CSA
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About Sgt. William M. Wharton (CSA)

Cause of Death: Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

During the Civil War, William M. Wharton enlisted in "I" Co., 154th Sr. Tennessee Regiment, along with three of his brothers. William was killed at the Battle of Murphreesboro, or Stone's River, in Tennessee. He is one of the few confederate dead to have a marked grave in the city cemetery.


  1. Occupation: Farmer
  2. 1850, McNairy Co, Tennessee census
  3. 1860, McNairy Co, Tennessee census (Family #1753)
  4. 1861-1865, Sgt in the TN Infantry 154th Sr. Regt Co. I
  5. Killed in action at the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Sgt. William M. Wharton (CSA)'s Timeline

McNairy County, Tennessee, United States
Age 23
McNairy, TN, United States
Age 25
McNairy, TN, United States
September 7, 1860
Age 30
McNairy, TN, United States
January 24, 1863
Age 33
Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States